racism

Classroom Resource: Police response at the Capitol raises issues of ‘white privilege’

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In this lesson, discuss the treatment of the violent mob at the Capitol by law enforcement versus the heavy-handed tactics employed on peaceful protests over racial justice. Continue reading

Classroom resource: Long-term effects of childhood trauma

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Explore the ways childhood trauma can lead to further harm, and what can be done about it Continue reading

The March on Washington: Five Teacher Resources

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This is a collection of five resources to examine the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Music and speeches at the March on Washington

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Besides Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there were several civil rights’ leaders who spoke and organized the March on Washington. Students will examine these individuals as well as the goals of the March as they pertained to jobs and freedom. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: The March on Washington and Its Impact

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Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech and explore themes such as the social conditions in the U.S. that led to the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

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